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Discover Ghana in 8 days

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What to Expect
Day 1 : Arrival - Accra

On arrival, our representative will meet you in an air-conditioned vehicle for a transfer to your boutique hotel

                                                                                                                                       

Day 2 : Accra City Tour

Start the day with a walking tour through the suburb of Nima to see the other side of Accra. Here we’ll meet some local families and witness their way of life. Continue to the nearby fishing village of James Town, the ‘original Accra’ with its old streets, 19th century lighthouse, Dutch built Ussher Fort and Portuguese James Fort.  For a great view of the city, climb to the top of the old lighthouse near James Fort. Also visit the nearby Arts Centre for National Culture. 

Day 3:  Cocoa Trail & Ashanti Kingdom

Depart for the Ashanti Region with a stopover at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) for a guided tour. On arrival, we visit the Asante Traditional Buildings including the Asemaso Traditional Shrine. After lunch, we visit the Kejetia Market, the largest open-air market in West Africa.

Day 4:  Ashanti Crafts & Nature

Start the day with a visit to the Manhyia Palace. Continue to the crafts villages of Ntonso, famous for adinkra design and Ahwiaa for carving. Also visit the village of Adanwomase (Kente) to interact with locals and to learn traditional skills like kente weaving, palmwine tapping, farming, etc. End the day on the banks of Lake Bosumtwi, a crater lake believed to have been created by a fallen meteorite.

Day 5:  Market Day & Slave River

Start the day with a visit to the Kejetia Market, the largest open air-market in West Africa.  Depart for the Central Region through Assin Manso, the location of a slave river. 

Day 6:  Forts & Castles

Start the day with a visit to the Elmina Castle, a well preserved castle and the nearby Elmina fish market. Continue to the  Cape Coast Castle, declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site and its West African Historical Museum.  

Day 7: Nature Tour

Start the day with a visit to the Kakum National Park, which comprises of undisturbed virgin rainforest to experience a walking tour on the longest and highest canopy walkway in West Africa. We make a brief stopover at the Hans Botel, home to crocodiles and lots of bird life. Also visit a rubber and oil palm plantation and a local factory to witness work in progress. 

                

Day 8: Last minute shopping

Visit the colourful Makola Market. Continue to the Accra’s Oxford Street. We check into airport for departure.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kotoka International AIrport
Duration
24h
Inclusions
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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